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Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently spent a couple of nights here. The owner is very proud to take you round his property and explain the spices growing. Our room was in a new block, very spacious airy and modern with a balcony overlooking the plantation. It's a personal view, but I think showcasing the spices grown on the plantation in the evening meal...

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good rooms with personal balcony fitted with chairs and a table looking down into the valley. A great place to bird watch. Rooms are very clean and comfortable with tiled floor, en suite (great walk-in shower), TV, fan (no A/C), tea/coffee making facilities. This is a home-stay where guests stay in an adjacent building with four guest suites and...

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UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 2 nights at Pepper County we wish we could stay longer! Cyriac and Dolly (the owners) are exceptionally welcoming and the property is lovely. On arrival we were shown to our room which was a spacious double with large en suite (with a very good powerful shower) which opened up onto a balcony overlooking a wooded area. The room...

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Marrakech, Morocco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven of peace and tranquility. Well kept grounds and property. Spacious, clean, comfortable room with balcony and windows looking out on tropical forest. Best bathroom we encountered. Owner and staff friendly, helpful and informative. Breakfast and dinner varied and excellent in every way.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights whilst on a touring holiday organised by Citrus Travel. I wasn't aware of the popularity of the 'homestay' style accommodation but would certainly recommend it based on this experience. Pepper County is spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The house we stayed in is the one pictured. the grounds are a mixture of pepper trees...

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London
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were booked into a “Homestay” called Pepper County. Homestays in India originated in Kerala and have caught on in a big way. Pepper County was good but not exactly what we expected. Set up by families who want to generate additional income, they are effectively upmarket B & Bs. In Indian terms a homestay is staying AT someone’s home,...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

All in all it was a lovely stay, the room is very nice and very clean, breakfast is included and they offer dinner as well. To be honest, we did not ask for the price, which was our own fault. Just because it was easier, as the homestay is a bit outside of everything, we ate dinner in the homestay...

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Somerset
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Certainly a lot of time and effort has gone into creating this homestay; it is bigger than we expected, with an annexe also, and very clean, and comfortable. Cyriac was a very attentive host. The down-side is that it feels less like a homestay and more like a small hotel; both are fine, but if it's a traditional homestay you're...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We spent 3 nights here and really enjoyed the experience. The owners are most friendly and the room was spacious with good en suite facilities. The food was cooked to order and my husband asked for a special curry which was freshly prepared and the best meal he had all holiday.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed here for two nights as part of a tour of Kerala organised by Citrus Holidays. The owner was a very gentle gentleman who could not do enough for his guests. Food was served in a separate building (upstairs) where there was a show kitchen, two chefs and six very large tables for two. All the food was cooked...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Pepper County Home Stay

Address: Amaravathy (Ottakathalamedu), Thekkady, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Thekkady
Price Range: RM181 - RM243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Pepper County Home Stay Thekkady, Kerala
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“From what we saw all rooms offer great views and balconies.”
  • Panoramic from our balcony.
  • The huge Shower in the bathroom
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 of 5 bubbles happystimpy, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room in separate block with views over plantation”
 of 5 bubbles 451travelgirl, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms offer a great view”
 of 5 bubbles valerier43, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are only 6 rooms, book early to avoid disappointment!!”
 of 5 bubbles nickylock10, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms have balcony overlooking plantation.”
 of 5 bubbles vanisle_al, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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